Congress Requests $1.5-Million to Study USDA Plans

Congress wants USDA to operate like a business, but Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is complaining that Congress is willing to spend $1.5 million on outside studies to duplicate work his department ... Read More

NCTA builds cattle owners with Heifer Link

Curtis, Neb. – Students beginning their own beef cattle enterprises while in college are relying on solid genetics and the annual multiplier effect. Since 2007, students at the Nebraska College of Agriculture in Curtis have had the chance to lea... Read More

Lyons Cattle Thief Sentenced To Prison

A 23-year-old northeast Nebraska woman has been sent to prison for selling cattle that didn't belong to her. Online court records say Rebecca Robbins, of Lyons, was sentenced last week to 40 to 120 months in prison. She'd pleaded no contest to th... Read More

U.S. Should Stick to Cash Trade with Cuba

A trade analyst says the United Stated needs to stick to cash trades with Cuba. John Kavulich, executive director of the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council, told The Hagstrom that exporters would be unwise to grant credit to the Cubans — if that ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= Colorado 2, Detroit 1, SO Dallas 6, Edmonton 5, SO Boston 4, Buffalo 3, OT N.Y. Rangers 1, Carolina 0 Chicago 4, Toronto 0 Philadelphia 4, Winnipeg 3, OT Monday's Games= Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m. Nashville at Colu... Read More

Huskers To Battle Hawaii

After a break for final exams, the Nebraska basketball team concludes the non-conference portion of the schedule at the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. The Huskers open tournament play against the host Rainbow Warriors on Dec. 22,... Read More

Syngenta Receives Official Notification on MIR 162

Following the announcement that China has approved Syngenta’s MIR 162 trait, Growth Energy expects the dried distillers grain market to reopen. China had denied some cargoes of U.S. corn and DDG’s because testing showed they contained the trait w... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= Toronto 118, New York 108 Cleveland 105, Memphis 91 Sacramento 108, L.A. Lakers 101 Phoenix 104, Washington 92 Miami 100, Boston 84 Philadelphia 96, Orlando 88 Brooklyn 110, Detroit 105 New Orleans 101, Oklahoma City 99... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Thursday's Game= Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13 Saturday's Games= Washington 27, Philadelphia 24 San Diego 38, San Francisco 35, OT Sunday's Games= Houston 25, Baltimore 13 Detroit 20, Chicago 14 Atlanta 30, New Orleans 14 Miami 37... Read More

Northeast Nebraska Father Sentenced For Attack On Son

An Omaha man accused of choking his son at a Norfolk wrestling meet has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for the January incident. The Norfolk Daily News reports that 38-year-old DeAndrew Stapleton was also sentenced Friday in Madison County Dis... Read More

Heineman Plans To Return To Fremont

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is preparing for a new chapter after nearly 10 years in office. The 66-year-old Republican is about to finish nearly two and a half terms marked by tax cuts, an expansion of business incentives and increased funding for... Read More